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Spike Aerospace Expands Quiet Supersonic Aircraft Development Efforts

Boston, MA, Jan 24, 2017 - Spike Aerospace is expanding efforts to develop the world's first Quiet Supersonic Jet. Their sleek 18 passenger design will result in a quieter, faster, and more efficient supersonic aircraft. Engineering is on track for the first flights of a subsonic prototype of the jet. The subsonic prototype will demonstrate [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Had a Fantastic 2016, With A Promising 2017 On The Way

With all the fun parties and celebrations over, Spike Aerospace has been reflecting on what we accomplished in 2016 and what is ahead in 2017. It is amazing how quickly successes can get forgotten after day-to-day meetings, travel, and other efforts. Looking back, it was a fantastic and successful year, with 2017 looking even more [...]

By | January 1st, 2017|Editorial|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Evaluating Possible Manufacturing Locations

There have been a lot of unexpected headlines and press lately about Spike Aerospace moving to Washington State and building a manufacturing facility there for the S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. It is time to set the record straight; perhaps this is long overdue. Spike Aerospace is in the very early stages of selecting a location for our [...]

By | December 4th, 2016|Editorial, General, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee Interested in Supersonic Aviation

What an honor it was last week to meet with Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, who personally was very interested in supersonic aviation. We had a great conversation about the impact supersonic flight will have on policy, economic growth, and business in the region. Governor Inslee was happy to hear that we had toured Paine Field [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace to Present at WA Aerospace Summit 2016

Vik Kachoria, President & CEO of Spike Aerospace, will be presenting at the AFA's 11th Annual Aerospace Summit on Thursday, October 6th, 2016. Mr. Kachoria will be discussing the Spike S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet program, developing partnerships and collaborations to bring supersonic flight back, and the company's search for manufacturing facilities. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee will be speaking [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Digital Engineering Magazine Article: “Supersonic Simulation”

Brian Albright of Digital Engineering magazine recently wrote a great article on how engineering tools like CD-Adapco's Star-CCM+ software and MAYA/Siemens PLM NX CAD are helping to advance innovation in the aerospace industry. In just the last five years, maybe ten, digital engineering tools like these have really advanced, to the point where companies can [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Participating in Aerospace Innovation Workshop at MIT ILP on Sep 15, 2016

Aerospace innovation is entering an exciting decade of growth. Mars travel. Micro-satellites. Sub-orbital space travel. New modes of air transportation. Drones. Use cases for increased autonomy are exploding. Technologies are near-term. Where are we heading? What startups, researchers, and executives are leading the charge? MIT Startup Exchange (STEX) is convening a workshop on Thursday, September [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Partners With MAYA Simulation / Siemens PLM on Supersonic Jet

Boston, MA, July 11, 2016 - Spike Aerospace announced the addition today of partners MAYA Simulation and Siemens' Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software business to a global effort to develop the first supersonic business jet. The partners join a global collaboration of leading aerospace firms developing the innovative Spike S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. MAYA Simulation [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Evaluating Engines for Supersonic Jet from Two Major Suppliers

Boston, MA, June 22, 2016 - Spike Aerospace announced today that they are evaluating several possible engine options for their S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. The company is currently working with two engine manufacturers and is in the early stages of discussion with a third supplier. Spike Aerospace and the two engine manufacturers are identifying existing [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Bloomberg’s Emily Chang Interviews Vik Kachoria, CEO of Spike Aerospace

Vik Kachoria, Spike Aerospace's chief executive officer, and Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital general partner, discuss funding for aerospace startups and the future of supersonic aircraft with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." Correction: Estimated price of the S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet is $100m (not $60-80m as shown in one slide here) Ticket prices for an [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|General, News|0 Comments